Arik Air extends flight cancellation
The management of Arik Air says it has extended the cancellation of flight operations due to the curfew in Lagos State and some other parts of the country.
Shut down: Arik Air apologises to passengers over flights disruption
The management of Arik Air on Monday apologised to its customers whose travel plans were disrupted by the picketing of operations by some Aviation unions on Sept. 14. Mr Adebanji Ola, Manager, Communications of Arik Air, made the apology in a statement in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the operations of…
Airlines panic as FG ‘withdraws’ N27b support
The plight of local airlines has taken a turn for the worse as more become insolvent, struggling to meet financial obligations.
Why FG reviewed onboard physical distancing, 70% capacity directives for airlines
Fear of possible increase in local air fares and operators’ resistance to onboard physical distancing have compelled the Federal Government to reconsider an earlier directive that airlines should operate at between 50 and 70 per cent capacity.
Five airlines restart flights amid strict protocol
Barring last-minute changes, at least five of the nine local commercial airlines will this morning take to the skies in a restart of scheduled flight services following three months
Local airlines shutdown over 70 per cent traffic slump
Local airlines have shutdown scheduled services over massive slump in passenger traffic and inability to cover the cost of operation.
Arik Air resumes services to Asaba
Arik Air Chief Executive Officer, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, said in a statement in Lagos that starting from Dec. 18, the airline would be operating daily flights from Lagos to Asaba.
Why nothing has changed in local air travel amid new vigour
Air travel remains the safest and fastest means of transportation globally. Even in Africa where road travel is dominant, the preference is fast changing in favour of the skies.